Job title: Business Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Financial Services
Functional Expertise: Banking & Finance
Salary from: 45,000.00 AED
Salary to: 45,000.00 AED
Location: Dubai
Job published: 26/05/2024
Job ID: 38363
Contact name: Claire Swann

Job Description

We are looking for a talented and experienced Business Manager to join one of our clients rapidly expanding offices in Dubai. The role plays a key role in leading and managing a variety of projects. This position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and methods to ensure project success, as well as liaising with stakeholders to ensure smooth communication.




  • Leads and manages different projects for the bank in coordination with management and internal teams
  • Ensures smooth communication related to projects and initiatives with all stakeholders
  • Designs the project framework and methodologies while maintaining project standard and timely delivery
  • Develops & implements strategies ensuring adequate suitable resources
  • Central business planning and strategic project management support
  • Leads and manages business transformation projects
  • Monitors progress against agreed initiative plans
  • Oversees and monitors key strategic business initiatives including SOW penetration, account rationalization, pipeline conversion and reporting etc.
  • Organizes strategic business reviews & scenario planning
  • Produces regular business review updates
  • Prepares and analyses reports for strategy and business update presentations
  • Conducts market intelligence and gathers insights
  • Reviews performance against BSC and KPIs
  • Coordinates audit, compliance and BCP activities
  • Manages client and internal communications, including events coordination
  • Executes management team meeting coordination
  • Collaborates with Department heads to prioritize and develop project plans & deliverables
  • Implements project management governance and allocates resources
  • Manages tracking of cost and benefits (project budgets)
  • Monitors and develops mitigation plans for potential risks throughout project lifecycle
  • Maintains comprehensive relevant project documentation records and reports
  • Identifies & implements process improvement opportunities & best practices
  • Drives innovation and explores business ideas
  • Establishes and develops KPIs to evaluate project management and business strategy effectiveness and efficiency
  • Manages and reviews the project tender documentations and contractors' scope of work to ascertain document coherence and integrity. Recommends contract awards
  • Manages, develops, monitors, and/or updates the progress schedule, job costs, and their periodic revisions to communicate progress
  • Manages and conducts project coordination meetings, administration, quality and documents controls
  • Stays up-to-date with market developments, evaluates new materials and technologies for implementation
  • Creates awareness during deployment of the need for compliance to group change Governance framework in order to create a strong culture of process adherence


Qualifications & Experience:


  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Project Management, or a related field is required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a Business Manager role
  • Proven track record of success in leading and managing complex projects
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies, such as PMP
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and negotiation skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload and manage multiple tasks effectively
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)


Thank you for your interest. All applications are viewed and evaluated according to the role requirements. We aim to contact shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks. As we often receive a high volume of applications, we are unable to reply to everyone. If you have not heard back from us within 2 weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful.